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RHW ES February 10, 1928

Robert Tannahill, Esq.,
121 East Boston Blvd.,
Detroit, Mich.

Dear Mr. Tannahill,

I regret no having heard from you in regard to my letter of January 30th referring to a miniature of George Washington by EINSLIE.

Today, I am afraid to bother you again, but knowing you are so much interested in early American Art, I feel it a duty to bring to your attention a painting which I believe would interest you very much. It is a very charming portrait of Mrs. WEST by Benjamin WEST, the father of American painting of whom you certainly know much more than I. The picture is in a splendid state of preservation.

Inasmuch as we do not handle this type of works of art, as a rule, we have decided to sell it at an extremely reasonable price.

Will you please let me know if this picture interests you, as if it does, I easily can have arrangements made to have the picture sent out to you on approval, or if you intend coming to New York in the near future, I should appreciate it if you would let me know, as I should be delighted to show it to you at our galleries.

In the meanwhile, my dear Mr. Tannahill, I remain
Yours very sincerely,
(Rolf H. Waegen)

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